You will love this secluded and peaceful property setting on a 1 acre wooded lot with 100' of private lake frontage and with your own dock & water trampoline and just minutes from downtown Traverse City. Chandler Lake Lodge is a 2800 sq. ft. cozy lodge style home incorporating 7 different woods in its interior, making it warm and inviting. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths with awesome views of all sports Chandler Lake from most every room. This quiet 65 acre lake is perfect for swimming, boating, skiing, tubing, kayaking and fishing with very little boat traffic and the water trampoline is a hit with kids of all ages!
The home is only a short distance from a local restaurant/bar, gas station/party store as well as a small park for the little ones right across the quiet road.
Grace MacDonald park is within walking distance which has tennis courts, baseball, basketball, walking/bike trails, playground, pavilion with outdoor grills. Recently added 3 Pickle Ball courts.
Snowmobile or cross country ski right from the house, it is 1/2 mile from groomed state snowmobile trails, 3 miles from the VASA cross country ski trail, 2 blocks from a local favorite restaurant/bar with entertainment, 1 mile from convenience store/gas station (directly across lake), five miles to Mount Holiday ski resort, including snowboarding, downhill skiing and tubing runs, with bar restaurant, and just 1.5 hours from Boyne Mountain Ski Resort and 45 minutes to beautiful Crystal Mountain Ski Resort.
Traverse City was named Midwest Living’s “Greatest Midwest Town!” Traverse City has earned its reputation as a four-season destination thanks to its almost endless offerings of activities. And while our town has been voted one of the most charming places in the country, it’s anything but sleepy! You’ll find live music for every taste including jazz, classical, indy and rock at our local restaurants and watering holes. Or visit one of the area’s two casinos for some vegas-style gambling.
Kids and families will find plenty of fun distractions playing mini-golf or climbing the now world-famous Sleeping Bear Dunes. Travel back to the 1950s for some good, old-fashioned fun at the local drive-in theatre, or spend a rainy day playing laser tag, billiards or bowling indoors.
Traverse City has a rich maritime history as evidenced by our beautiful lighthouses and maritime museums. And the lovely Tall Ships that glide along West Grand Traverse Bay are a long-time favorite sight for locals and visitors alike.
Take a day trip to historic Mackinac Island, named one of the best islands in the world by the 2018 Conde Nast Traveler’s “Reader’s Choice Awards.” Earlier this year the island was voted the #1 hottest U.S. destination for summer travel by TripAdvisor.
Outdoor recreation enthusiasts can choose from both summer and winter sports galore. And when you need a break from the great outdoors, you can take in a film at the restored State Theatre, tour a lighthouse, visit one of our many art galleries or take in a museum. Stroll through our vibrant downtown shopping district or venture into the shops, galleries and restaurants at the historic Grand Traverse Commons. We have some excellent golfing too. Thanks to 3 different designers on three different courses, the Grand Traverse Resort boasts a colorful palette of courses; each offering varying levels of challenge. The Bear, The Wolverine and Spruce Run are some of the most sought after courses in northern Michigan for the extraordinary experience they offer is golfers.
Dining, Wine & Beer
Thanks to our award-winning wines and talented local chefs, Traverse City enjoys an international reputation as a place of surprisingly sophisticated food and drink.
Midwest Living has listed Traverse City among its Five Top Food Towns, and Bon Appetit has listed it as one of America’s Top Five Foodie towns. Our eclectic cuisine borrows freely from other regional styles and relies heavily on imagination, boldness and spunk. Capitalizing on fresh ingredients from nearby farms, forests, lakes, streams and orchards our restaurateurs seem to be on a mission to showcase the best of what the area has to offer.
And what could go better with all this culinary bounty than a fine wine? The beautiful Leelanau and Old Mission peninsulas are dotted with vineyards and award-winning wineries that have established a firm reputation for crisp, intensely flavorful wines. People in northern Michigan know wine from Leelanau County is great, now it's being recognized nationwide. The Leelanau Wine Trail was named third best wine region in the country according to 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest by USA Today. The wine trail was also named Best Overall Wine Region in Michigan by Michigan by the Bottle Readers’ Choice Awards.
Draft Magazine named Traverse City one of “America’s Emerging Beer Towns” and the Travel Channel listed it among the “Top Seven Beer Destinations in North America,” the town’s beer scene has yet to slow down.
Whatever you choose, you’ll see why the Chandler Lake Lodge and Traverse City is your complete vacation destination!
**Water Trampoline and boats are available from Memorial weekend - Labor Day weekend.**
*******As of July 2019, East Bay Township has implemented a ordinance requiring a 4 night minimum stay. Please enjoy our property for the additional nights. You must book for 4 nights but do not have to stay all 4.Get the full listing »